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Helal Ahmed Chowdhury

Independent Director, Baraka Power Limited

Vice Chairman, Baraka Power Limited

Helal Ahmed Chowdhury is the chairman of Risk-Management Committee and an Independent Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited. Mr. Chowdhury served Pubali Bank Limited as Managing director for around nine years during 2006-2014. He joined Pubali Bank in 1977 as class I officer through Superior Service Examination and was promoted in course to the highest post in the same bank which is a rare event and record. Under his dynamic leadership, Pubali Bank got transformed into an institutional role model of govt. turned private commercial bank. A career banker for around four decades, Mr. Chowdhury is working as Supernumerary Professor of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). He received foundation training from the then BCCI and Sonali Bank, London in 1986-87. He is an M.A. and a Diplomaed Associate of IBB. Mr. Chowdhury, a widely traveled personality, participated in different training, seminar and short and long courses at both home and abroad including Oxford and Cambridge Universities in UK and UC Berkeley and Columbia University in USA. He participated in different trade delegations abroad. He was a former board member and Vice Chairman of Association of Bankers Bangladesh (ABB). He is a member of ICC banking commission Bangladesh and worked as a resource person in different training/seminars abroad. He is engaged with a number of social organizations at different capacities.